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As per industry estimates, the wedding market in India is about $25 billion (Dh91.83 million), growing at a rate of 25 to 30 per cent annually.
August 7, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Muscat is likely to witness two large-scale Indian weddings featuring 700 and 1,000 guests in November and early next year.

August 10, 2014

Drake & Scull International
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Affected by operational delays on major projects in KSA , Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), reported today total Revenues of AED 2.353 billion and total Net Profit of AED 71.7 million for the first half of 2014 ended June 30th.

August 6, 2014

During the event
09:00 GMT
(press release)

The National Health Insurance Company, Daman, today issued the first health insurance policy under the Dubai mandatory health scheme.

August 4, 2014

Akhtaboot & ACES
08:46 GMT

Akhtaboot, the career network, is proud to announce the launch of ACES’ Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”, which will provide ACES with their own fully integrated and branded jobs section.

During the event
07:59 GMT
(press release)

In line with its annual tradition, PepsiCo-Jordan invited approximately 200 children from orphanages across the Kingdom to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr at Zaha Cultural Center.

July 30, 2014

Dubai Public Library
08:28 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Public Library is giving children across Dubai the opportunity to nurture their social and personal skills through its annual summer programme, held under the theme ‘Our Summer is Arts & Culture.’

July 24, 2014

Majid Al Futtaim is one of the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneers in the Middle East (File/AFP)
12:39 GMT

Major retailer Majid Al Futtaim reported a 14 percent increase in revenue for the first half of the year, compared to 2013.

09:34 GMT

Beecell has announced it has partnered with, the number one sports portal in the Arab World to deliver sports content and alerts for mobile users throughout the entire region.

Turki Al Khater , UDC Chairman and Managing Director
07:24 GMT

United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding companies and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, today announced another strong performance in the first half of 2014.

July 23, 2014

During the event
11:36 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad entered into an agreement with Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity, to utilize the trade facilitator's ‘Rosoom’ online payment gateway.

Consumer confidence in UAE has dropped amid fears over rising rents
11:27 GMT

Many UAE consumers are spending less than they used to due to concerns about rising rents and living standards, findings of a new study suggest.

Elaf Group
06:48 GMT
(press release)

Elaf Group of Companies is offering special travel packages and discounts to various Arabic-speaking and foreign countries during summer 2014.

06:15 GMT
(press release)

WWE and OSN today announced that WWE's flagship television program Monday Night Raw will now air live on OSN, WWE’s exclusive pay TV partner in the Middle East and North Africa through 2019.

 The new restaurant offers a fast casual dining experience from its build your own wraps, to its locally sourced salads and indulgent desserts
03:55 GMT

Just T Falafel, the number 1 Falafel franchise in the world, opens another chapter in its Australian expansion by opening its doors in the country’s largest railway station.

July 21, 2014

The emirate’s investment drive into the shopping industry has been relentless since Al Ghurair Centre was launched in Deira many years ago.
05:55 GMT

Entry of the new meg-mall in time for EXPO 2020 will take Dubai to a difficult-to-beat level regionally, says Abu Ghazaleh CEO

July 20, 2014

The Emmy’s Live and exclusively on OSN
10:55 GMT
(press release)

Most of the biggest television series, available exclusively on OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, have scooped a record-breaking 100 nominations for the 66th edition of the Primetime Emmy Awards.